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feed

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noun
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verb
1 verb give food to people, animals etc TRANSITIVEcothaigh verb  c m ubeathaigh verb  c m ubia a thabhairt dobiathaigh verb  c m ushe fed the scraps to her dog thug sí an fuílleach dá madrathey're fed on processed foods cothaítear ar bhia próiseáilte iadhe's well fed tá sé breá beathaithe, tá rian a choda airdon't feed the ducks ná tabhair bia do na lachainthe charity feeds 400 people a day cothaíonn an carthanas 400 duine sa lá enough to feed an army díol airm de bhia 2 verb give milk to a baby TRANSITIVEbeathaigh verb  c m ucothaigh verb  c m ushe's feeding the baby tá sí ag beathú an linbh
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3 verb of baby: drink milk INTRANSITIVEbheith ag diúlthe baby is feeding tá an naíonán ag diúl 4 verb (of animal) eat food INTRANSITIVEith verb  c m ubats feed at night san oíche a bheathaíonn ialtóga iad féin, san oíche a chothaíonn ialtóga iad féin 5 verb HORT give plant food to
TRANSITIVEbeathaigh verb  c m uleasaigh verb  c m upotted plants should be fed with fertiliser ba cheart leasú a chur ar phlandaí pota
INTRANSITIVEbeathaigh verb  c m uleasaigh verb  c m ufeed daily beathaigh iad gach lá
6 verb give sb (information, idea etc) TRANSITIVEtabhair do PhrV  c m uinis do PhrV  c m uhe fed them a pack of lies bréaga ar fad a d'inis sé dóibh, spalp sé bréaga leo 7 verb put sth into sth TRANSITIVEcuir isteach  c m uthe results are fed into a computer cuirtear na torthaí isteach i ríomhairethe operator feeds the machine with timber cuireann an t-oibreoir adhmad isteach sa mheaisín 8 verb move (sth) along steadily TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m ulig verb  c m uscaoil verb  c m uthe rope was fed down the well scaoileadh an rópa síos sa tobar 9 verb supply sth with (water, power etc) TRANSITIVEsoláthair verb  c m ucuir ar fáila lake which fed water into the canal loch a sholáthair uisce don chanáil 10 verb begin to have effect INTRANSITIVEit took a while for the improvements to feed through thóg sé tamall gur thosaigh na feabhsuithe ag dul i bhfeidhm, thóg sé tamall go bhfacthas toradh ar na feabhsuithe 11 verb strengthen (feeling, suspicion etc) TRANSITIVEneartaigh verb  c m uláidrigh verb  c m ucothaigh verb  c m ucuir le PhrV  c m uhis answer only fed my suspicion is amhlaidh a neartaigh a fhreagra an t-amhras a bhí orm, ní dhearna an freagra a thug sé ach cur leis an amhras a bhí orm 12 verb provide for habit, demand etc TRANSITIVEfreastail ar PhrV  c m ufreastal a dhéanamh arthe internet has fed a demand for information tá an t-idirlíon tar éis freastal ar an éileamh a bhíonn ar eolas 13 verb put fuel onto TRANSITIVEcuir le PhrV  c m ucoinnigh le PhrV  c m ushe fed the fire with coal choinnigh sí gual leis an tine, chuir sí gual ar an tine 14 verb THEAT prompt sb with line TRANSITIVEto feed a line to sb líne a thabhairt do dhuine 15 verb SPOR pass ball to sb TRANSITIVESeán fed Mícheál, who scored thug Seán an liathróid do Mhícheál agus scóráil sé siúdhe fed the ball inside scaoil sé an liathróid isteach
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16 noun mealbéile masc4  c m uwe got a great feed fuaireamar béile breá 17 noun baby's drink of milkbeathú masc  c m ucothú masc  c m uhis next feed is due at two tá an chéad chothú eile le fáil aige ar a dóshe gave the baby a feed bheathaigh sí an leanbh 18 noun AGR, HORT animal or plant foodbeatha fem4  c m ubia masc4  c m u 19 noun part supplying water, power etcfotha masc  c m upower feed fotha cumhachta 20 noun TV-RAD, TELECOM flow of news, informationfíd masc4  c m ufotha masc  c m u 21 noun (also feed line) THEAT line, promptleid tosaigh 22 noun THEAT prompterleideoir línte 23 noun SPOR putting of ball into scrum cur isteach  c m u
phrases

to feed your face

informal craos a dhéanamhmuc a dhéanamh díot féin

to feed sb a line

duine a chur ar straeduine a chur ar míthreoir

to be off your feed

informal she was off her feed ní raibh aon ghoile aici, ní raibh aon fhonn bia uirthi, ní raibh aon dúil aici ina cuid bia

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